Baffert: West Coast May Head To Dubai, Collected To Get A Vacation

by | 01.29.2018 | 5:36pm
West Coast schools in the Gulfstream Park paddock Jan. 25

Following his solid runner-up performance in the Pegasus World Cup on Saturday, Gary and Mary West's West Coast may have earned a trip to the Dubai World Cup in March. Trainer Bob Baffert won't make any firm decisions until he sees how the 4-year-old son of Flatter comes back to training, according to

“It looked like at the quarter pole he had a chance to swallow him up, but Gun Runner just kept on going,” the trainer said. “I haven't really planned anything out with Gary West yet. I want to get him home, wait a couple of weeks, let the horse tell us.”

Stablemate Collected, who set the pace in the Pegasus before tiring, will take a break from training for several weeks. The City Zip horse could face a return to turf later this year, the surface on which he began his career.


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